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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31st August 2025 in first instance

Pay scale

Qualified Teachers Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Demonstrate outstanding practice and have high expectations across all aspects of pupil achievement

  • Have a passion for teaching with the ability to plan and deliver inspiring lessons
  • Have the skills to ensure that all children are suitably challenged
  • Be able to consistently provide high quality learning opportunities as well as high quality pastoral support to all pupils
  • Be able to work in partnership, and communicate effectively, with pupils, parents, governors and staff
  • Have energy, resilience, enthusiasm, a sense of humour and excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Be flexible in their approach, open to new ideas and be a team player
  • Be willing to play a role in the wider life of the school

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Friendly, hardworking, well behaved and enthusiastic children
  • A highly committed, skilled and knowledgeable staff team
  • A supportive and committed governing body
  • A vibrant, supportive school community
  • An unwavering commitment to your continued professional development

Further details about the role

The appointed teacher will be expected to fully support the Catholic ethos of the school.

We welcome applications from teachers with a range of experience from ECT’s right the way through to experienced teachers.

Application Packs can be obtained as follows:

  • download from the school website www.orrellsaintjames.wigan.sch.uk
  • via email: enquiries@admin.orrellsaintjames.wigan.sch.uk

Application forms are returnable to the Headteacher Mr G Hayes at the school. If emailing your application then please email to enquiries@admin.orrellsaintjames.wigan.sch.uk

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school office to book an appointment.

Closing Date: Friday 5th July at 9am

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 8th July (this will include a lesson observation and a formal interview)

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St James' Catholic Primary School Orrell

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
385 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Saint James' is a high achieving, thriving, happy, well regarded school with a commitment to developing the whole child.

Situated in the Orrell area we have excellent transport links via the local road and motorway network as well as rain network.

Arranging a visit to St James' Catholic Primary School Orrell

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@admin.orrellsaintjames.wigan.sch.uk.

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